John E. Lundy

Wasco State Prison (WSP) – RC Intake reported the passing of Correctional Officer John E. Lundy on Nov. 23, 2018. He started his CDCR in June 1995 at the Basic Correctional Officer Academy. He reported to Avenal State Prison in July 1995. He transferred to WSP in...

Larry Dickerson

California Men’s Colony (CMC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Larry Dickerson on Nov. 11, 2018. He began his CDCR career in June 1984 at the the Basic Correctional Officer Academy. He accepted a positon as an Office Assistant at CMC in December...

Maria Hernandez

Avenal State Prison (ASP) reported the passing of retired Case Records Technician (CRT) Maria Hernandez, formerly a.k.a. Maria Ramirez.  She began her CDCR career as an Office Assistant at ASP in September 2006. She promoted to CRT in July 2008. She retired in July...

Athena Llona Valentiny

California Men’s Colony (CMC) on Nov. 1, 2018, reported the passing of Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Athena Llona Valentiny. She began her CDCR career as an LVN at California State Prison, Corcoran In 2013, she transferred to CMC where she remained until her...

George Booher

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) reported the passing of retired Correctional Sgt. George Booher on Oct. 30, 2018. He began his CDCR career in August 1984 and was assigned to the Correctional Training Facility. He was transferred to activate SVSP in June 1996. He...

Willie Tatum

Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) the passing of retired Correctional Officer Willie Tatum on Oct. 27, 2018. He graduated the Basic Correctional Officer Academy in April 1998. Upon his graduation, he reported to DVI. He worked at DVI until he retired in February...